24 Jun 2013

Te Manu Korihi News for 24 June 2013

From Checkpoint, 6:46 pm on 24 June 2013

More than two hundred hapu members have marched to their local council - to reinforce their opposition to a major roading project planned for Rotorua; The FIRST Union says it wants to hold urgent talks about forestry sector deaths with the politician who wins the Ikaroa-Rawhiti by-election; A Te Runanga o Ngati Whakaue ki Maketu representative says a diversion of the Kaituna River almost sixty years ago has resulted in a change for the worse for what was once known as the food bowl of Te Arawa; The fine weather in the capital city has allowed the voyaging waka, Te Matau a Maui, to finally set sail from the harbour.